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Table 5 The relationship between the demographic characteristics and prognosis

From: The pattern of neonatal gastro-intestinal perforation in upper Egypt

DemographicsSurvived
N(%)
23 (100%)
Died
N(%)
11 (100%)
Total
N(%)
34 (100%)
P-value
Gender
 Male14 (60.9%)6 (54.5%)20 (58.8%)0.7
 Female9 (39.1%)5 (45.5%)14 (41.2%)
Gestational age
 Preterm9 (39.1%)8 (72.7%)17 (50%)0.002
 Full term14 (60.9%)3 (27.3%)17 (50%)
Age at presentation
 10 days or less4 (17.4%)4 (36.4%)8 (23.5%)0.06
 More than 10 days19 (82.6%)7 (63.6%)26 (76.5%)
Weight
 Low birth weight3 (13 % )7 (63.6%)10 (41.2%)≤0.001
 Normal birth Wight20 (87 %)4 (36.4%)24 (58.8%)
The interval between presentation and intervention
 Less than 1 day11 (47.8%)3 (27.3%)14 (41.2%)0.016
 More than 1 day12 (52.2%)8 (72.7%)20 (58.8%)